MCQs for Class 10 Economics Book Chapter 5 “Consumer Rights”

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CBSE Class 10 Economics Understanding Economic Development Book Chapter 5 “Consumer Rights” Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with Answers



Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 10 Economics Understanding Economic Development Book Chapter 5 – Consumer Rights. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference


Q1. Why did the consumer movement arise?

A. High rates of products
B. Total false claims
C. The dissatisfaction of the consumers as many unfair practices were being indulged in by the sellers
D. None of the above


Q2. What was the main drawback for the consumer?

A. High rates of final products
B. No legal system available to consumers to protect them
C. Low-quality products
D. The exploitation of the consumer


Q3. In India, the consumer movement as a ‘…………..’ originated with the necessity of protecting and promoting the interests of consumers against unethical and unfair trade practices?

A. Consumer need
B. Social force
C. Consumer responsibility
D. Unhappy consumer


Q4. When did the consumer movement take birth in an organised form in India?

A. The 1960s
B. The 1970s
C. The 1950s
D. The 1980s

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Q5. Till the 1970s, consumer organisations were largely engaged in ……..

A. Low profile activities
B. Violent protests
C. Writing articles and holding exhibitions.
D. Legal justice


Q6. A major step taken in ……… by the Indian government was the enactment of the Consumer Protection Act?

A. 1985
B. 1986
C. 1990
D. 1992


Q7. What was the Consumer Protection Act popularly known as?



Q8. What is one of the main duties of the producer?

A. To avail low prices
B. Need to strictly follow the required safety rules and regulations
C. To produce high-quality goods
D. Not to charge taxes


Q9. Which is a high safety required product?

A. Medicines
B. LPG Cylinder
C. Pressure cooker
D. All

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Q10. Which product usually has written on it – ‘directions for proper use’ ?

A. LPG cylinder
B. Pressure cooker
C. Medicines
D. Cooking oil


Q11. Why is it that rules have been made so that the manufacturer displays information?

A. Consumers need to know
B. For the convenience of the consumer
C. To protect the producer
D. Consumers have the right to be informed


Q12. When was the law Right to Information -RTI enacted?

A. 2003
B. 2000
C. 2002
D. 2005

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Q13. Any consumer who receives a service in whatever capacity, regardless of age, gender and nature of service, has the ………….. whether to continue to receive the service?

A. Right to choose
B. Right to buy
C. Right to consume
D. Right to information


Q14. Consumers have the ………….. against unfair trade practices and exploitation?

A. Right to information
B. Right to seek redressal
C. Right to justice
D. Right to return the product


Q15. The consumer movement in India has led to the formation of various organisations, locally known………?

A. Consumer forums
B. Consumer protection councils
C. Consumer courts
D. A & B


Q16. Under COPRA, a ……….. quasi-judicial machinery was set up for redressal of consumer?

A. Two-tier
B. Three-tier
C. Single
D. None

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Q17. COPRA has enabled us as consumers to have ……….the right to represent in the consumer courts when on many occasions, they also have individual consumers appear before the court?

A. Right to information
B. Right to consumer education
C. Right to redressal
D. Right to represent


Q18. John is dissatisfied with the services provided by MTNL/BSNL/TATA INDICOM for the past few months. He files a case in the District Level Consumer Forum. Which right does he use?

A. Right to information
B. Right to redressal
C. Right to representation
D. Right to choice


Q 19. Lata got an electric shock from a newly purchased iron. She complained to the shopkeeper immediately. Which right does she use?

A. Right to representation
B. Right to choice
C. Right to safety
D. Right to redressal


Q20. Iqbal makes it a point to scan through all the particulars given on the pack of any item that he buys. Which right is he using?

A. Right to Choice
B. Right to information
C. Right to safety
D. Right to representation


Q21. Which day is celebrated as the National Consumers’ Day?

A. 25th September
B. 24th October
C. 24th December
D. 25th March


Q22. How many consumer groups are there in the country?

A. Over 700
B. Over 900
C. Over 800
D. Over 1000


Q23. What is Agmark used for?

A. Right to safety
B. Certification of edible oil and cereals
C. Right to information
D. An agency that develops standards for goods and services


Q24. What is the function of the District Consumer Court?

A. Produce the Right to information
B. Certification of edible oil and cereals
C. Develop standards for goods and services
D. Dealing with consumer cases

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Q25. What is the function of the Bureau of Indian Standards?

A. Certification of edible oil and cereals
B. Develop standards for goods and services
C. Global level institution of consumer welfare organisations
D. Right to information


Q26. What is the function of the Consumers International?

A. Develop standards for goods and services
B. Certification of goods
C. Global level institution of consumer welfare organisations
D. Dealing with consumer cases


Q27. The following are some of the catchy advertisements for products that we purchase from the market. Which of the following offers would really benefit consumers?

A. 100gms more Bournvita for the same price
B. Subscribe for a newspaper with a gift at the end of a year.
C. A bar of milk chocolate inside a 500 gram glucose box.
D. Buy shoes worth Rs 2000 and get one pair of shoes worth Rs 500 free


Q28. RTI (Right to Information) Act, which……..

A. Leads to consumer court
B. Ensures the safety of consumers
C. ensures its citizens all the information about the functions of government departments.
D. Ensures Developed standards for goods and services


Q29. What is the printed price on the packet of the product called?



Q30. The consumers can bargain with the seller to sell at less than the MRP. ist this statement correct?

A. Yes
B. No
C. In some cases yes
D. No validation of the statement

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